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May 2, 2014 3:00pm PDT
libya. efficient transport and specialization brought ostia's economy to a high level of complexity, and surely had a profound effect on people's lives and the character of their city. that effect can be easily seen today in a living city, a city like fez, morocco. archaeologists have come to fez because the same high degree of specialization suggested by the ruins of ostia can be seen here in the flesh. the population and density of the old city of fez has remained the same since the 10th century. archaeologist david webster. the old city of fez had about 120,000 people for its total population. this would have been an equivalent of a population density of tens of thousands of people per square mile. now, the only reason why that was possible, especially in a nonindustrial context, was that you had a very effective agricultural environment around fez within, say, 15 or 20 miles radius. but you also had very effective forms of nonhuman transport -- donkeys, camels, horses, mules -- that could bring in all of the kinds of supplies that the city needed. now, that's one reason why you
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Apr 30, 2014 8:00am PDT
for this august 14 riot were actually in libya at the time. so, this really does not satisfy even the basic requirements of due process, and, of course, this is the same judge who last month sentenced to 529 people to death. on that same day, the other day, he commuted all but 37 of those death sentences. that is still a very high number for egypt and law. if we want to make a comparison, following the assassination of 1981,yptian president in 5 people were sentenced to death . >> let's bring in mohamed sudan, foreign relations secretary of the vitamin justice party the , political wing of the muslim brotherhood. could you explain the response of the muslim brotherhood to this verdict? to assure allnt of what was just said, but added one thing from my perspective about what went on in court. it is not all one judge. judges.ree judges are three under pressure from egyptian intelligence to issue verdicts, unbelievable verdict. no one can believe it. the judges, they are supreme judges, they are not young judges. number one, they released those in the revolution, and now issue acoming to verdi
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Apr 30, 2014 5:30am PDT
for much more open-ended instability. >> thank you for that. gunmen have stormed the forcingnt in libya, lawmakers to postpone a vote for a new prime minister to take on the lawlessness gripping the north african nation. the libyan parliament attacked again. this is what the assembly's hallway looks like after a group of gunmen stormed it tuesday after opening fire. >> we were taken by surprise. told us that the gunman trying to penetrate the building had shot at the windows. was allegedly to block the election of a new prime minister. the previous one resigned earlier this month am only five days into the job, after his family had been threatened. tuesday morning before the shooting, dnp's held the first 's held the first vote. the final election was postponed until next week. made the first round, we our selections. we will support the candidate who gets at least 120 ballots. the libyan parliament has been attacked several times in recent months, including an early march shooting in which two lawmakers were injured. libyan leaders have been unable to rein in former rebel brigades . be
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